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Thunderstorm Timelapse is Most Intense Thing You'll See Today

A terrifying-yet-beautiful supercell captured on camera.

by: Trent Knoss

image: Basehunters / YouTube
image: Basehunters / YouTube

There are your garden-variety early season storms, and then there are terrifyingly beautiful low pressure supercells that build into massive thunderheads right out of a Michael Bay film.  This storm, which formed over eastern Wyoming on Sunday, is most definitely the latter.  Check out the footage, captured by the storm-chasing organization Basehunters: 




Game, set, match: Mother Nature.  

(via Mother Jones)


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